reconstruction on the capitol dome

Site renovation: How THOMAS transformed into Congress.gov

The Congress.gov website and database is set to launch in September with a mobile-friendly interface and easier to use, more advanced search functions.

Army building marketplace for tactical hardware

Army building marketplace for tactical IT hardware

The Army's hardware marketplace will give soldiers a 'plug-and-play' experience, whether they are accessing information on secure handheld devices, vehicle mounted systems or command post screens.

In-Q-Tel invests in tech to voice-enable apps

In-Q-Tel invests in tech to voice-enable apps

The partnership with Expect Labs will help agencies build apps that navigate through large volumes of data using only voice, touch and gesture.

Forest Service wants app to map firefighter safety zones

Forest Service wants app to map firefighter safety zones

The U.S. Forest Service plans to develop a mobile app that would allow firefighters to determine safety zones during a firefight.

ActivPoint, NC4’s Risk Center risk management application, uses smartphones

Mobile app leverages GPS to provide safety on the go

ActivPoint, NC4's Risk Center risk management application, uses smartphones' GPS and related technologies to capture precise position data to deliver vital information to both the user and security personnel.

Mobile employee uses enterprise apps to work at a conference

Mobile Workflow Builder assembles apps into business processes

The Good Technology Mobile Workflow Builder lets IT managers select mobile enterprise apps and combine them into business processes to better manage their users' mobile work experience.

screenshot of the Hurricane Evacuation Encouragement Demonstrator (HEED)

Hurricane simulation tool encourages citizen evacuation

Researchers at Old Dominion University's Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center have developed a tool that graphically demonstrates the threat posed by high winds and rising water during a storm.

Firefighter using Michigan public safety network

How Michigan set the pace for state public safety networking

After Detroit established the first city police radio system, the state maintained an upgrade path that kept it at the forefront of local public safety communications.

Azure RemoteApp client for Windows RT

Windows RT gets access to 'desktop' apps via Azure RemoteApp

Microsoft's Azure RemoteApp client for Windows RT devices gives users a way to access apps that they can't install on their machines.

Students on campus using wireless devices

Survey finds continuing campus bandwidth squeeze

SIIA’s annual survey finds that bandwidth is not keeping up with demand at higher-ed institutions.

API tier

API first: Shifting how government delivers services

An API tier provides a simple interface to complex internal systems, making it easy to deliver services on any device or interface.

Total Communicator Solutions project boundary wellness app

Gamifying healthy behavior in the workplace

HHS's Project Boundary uses an indoor ecosystem of proximity beacons that send context-appropriate triggers to users via their cellphones to encourage healthy behaviors within the workplace.

Topic Resources

  • Mobile Apps Make Gains in Identity and Security

    The government is transitioning its mobile app offerings from straightforward informational to more complex transactional setups. As more agencies embrace mobile apps, their possibilities become apparent and their security policies necessary. Read this informative Digital Dialogue to learn how agencies can take advantage of emerging mobile solutions while maintaining data security.